For a while I was seeing quite a few of my hubs getting 1 or 2 cents everyday, but recently not anymore, even though the pages are still getting similar amount of traffic. It's no coincidence, and would like to know how the google impression really works here
Only 60 percent of the impressions and clicks are yours, the other 40 percent is Hub Pages'. So people may be clicking and impressions may still be showing, but that revenue may be HP revenue.
Thanks, Donna, I understand that. What I was talking about was for days I saw multiple 1 or 2 cents continuously, like very single day, but now I rarely see these 1 or 2 cents, this was going on for days, that is what I don't get.
I cannot offer any statistics, but it seems to me that I was getting very little in these pennies from page impressions until about Nov. At that time I began to get more, but my CTR went down - fewer clicks. I am beginning to see fewer pennies, but the CTR is again climbing.
It seems to me that the two are inversely connected. The more from impressions, the fewer clicks. This makes some sense as the ad space is limited and they cannot both be everywhere, but as I say, I don't have enough information or experience either way to be sure at all. It is just a general feeling that I'm getting while watching the income.
In general, I would prefer clicks, although the period where impressions were high showed very low pay per click and I often made more from impressions than from 2 or 3 clicks. You indicate 1 or 2 cents, but I was seeing 25 or 30 cents from impressions.
Thank you, wilderness, though still no sure answer, that's some good info.
I prefer clicks too, of course. I've never seen anything like 25 or 30 cents from impressions for any of my hubs, the most I've seen is 3 cents.
Now I'm seeing little to nothing from impressions (even though the number of impressions stay pretty close to what I had before), yet number of clicks stays pretty much the same, if not less...strange, going nowhere
There some advertisers that pay just when someone looks at the page. Those just probably aren't advertising now that the holidays are over. I was seeing a lot of them as well for a few weeks - now they are gone.
In early Dec to mid-Dec, my revenue was strong and I wound up with my best Adsense month ever. However, between Christmas and New Year my Adsense revenue dropped to one of my lowest weeks ever. I'm going to promote my gardening and landscaping Hubs and I'll probably see the revenue increase during the coming weeks. So, yes, it does go up and down. Keep trying to write "evergreen" Hubs with timeless topics.
Also, consider your own buying habits and how you look for information. Others would share those same patterns and that could be reflected in your Adsense earnings. Sorry for a more philosophical answer. So that, coupled, with the revenue share with Hubpages, could lead to a drop.
Thanks, Don, this makes me feel better. It is true, it is always smart to write timeless topics so they never be outdated over the time. I have some time limited hubs, it's because I get help from my kids, they are about toys, but when I write, I now always try to stick to those forever topics.
Wow, you got 100 in just one or two days? How did it happen? I want 100 too
This month adsense makes no sense, LOL!
The advertisers seem to be doing things differently now, or old ones have dropped out, new ones paying low and so on.
Don't forget, over the holidays there is more competition with sponsors. So more are buying ads and more are paying higher per click to get those holidays sales.
Now that it's over many small players have dropped their ad campaigns, so not only do you get fewer clicks but less paying ones as they don't have as much competition now.
Jan. is going to suck all around for sales. Just keep building your hubs and sites and things will get better in a month or two.
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